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Napaeus roccellicola 

Scope: Global & Europe
Language: English
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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Mollusca Gastropoda Stylommatophora Enidae

Scientific Name: Napaeus roccellicola (Webb & Berthelot, 1833)

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1ab(iii)+2ab(iii) ver 3.1
Year Published: 2011
Date Assessed: 2011-03-25
Assessor(s): Groh, K. & Neubert, E.
Reviewer(s): Temple, H.J. & Cuttelod, A.
Justification:
This species is endemic to the northwestern part of the island of Tenerife. It is recorded from seven locations and seven sites. Potential threats to this species are destruction of the habitat by quarrying, urbanisation, road construction and agriculture. The lowland habitats which can potentially be colonised by this species are rare in its distribution area. Thus this species is assessed as Vulnerable (VU), as the anthropogenic activities are increasing.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:

This species is endemic to the northwestern part of the island of Tenerife. It is recorded from seven locations and seven sites.

Countries occurrence:
Native:
Spain (Canary Is.)
Additional data:
Estimated area of occupancy (AOO) - km2:28
Number of Locations:7
Lower elevation limit (metres):25
Upper elevation limit (metres):250
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Population [top]

Population:

There are no data on the population size or trend.

Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:

This species lives in dry temperate shrub vegetation (Piso basal) and open rocky habitats.

Systems:Terrestrial
Continuing decline in area, extent and/or quality of habitat:Yes

Use and Trade [top]

Use and Trade:

This species is not used.

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Potential threats to this species are destruction of the habitat by agriculture (tomato and banana), quarrying, and increasing land-use by urbanisation and road construction.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions:

There is no conservation action in place for this species.


Citation: Groh, K. & Neubert, E. 2011. Napaeus roccellicola. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T156330A4928650. . Downloaded on 21 September 2018.
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